one-room schoolhouse

one-room schoolhouse

A school in which all elementary-grade students were once taught in a single room. Such schools were common in sparsely populated areas before the 20th century; many had a bell at the ridge of the roof for summoning students at the start of the school day.
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Born and raised in Wisconsin, where her mother had taught in a one-room schoolhouse, Evelyn treasured her family and Catholic education.
Here he spends several pages building an encomium to the one-room schoolhouse.
This, of course, refers to his numerous hours spent restoring the early 1800 Little Hyatt One-Room Schoolhouse that represents one of the few wooden school structures left in this province.
To take in more terrain, bike or drive a leg of the 60-mile Bountiful Byway of farms, breweries, and historic landmarks, like a perfectly preserved 1910 one-room schoolhouse (bounti fulbyway.
The relocation of the historic masonry Perrinville one-room Schoolhouse from its existing site at 33344 Ann Arbor Trail in Westland to the Greenmead Historical Village in Livonia to be placed west of the Kingsley House at 37995 Eight Mile Road.
Secret life: "I attended a one-room schoolhouse until third grade.
My Sometimes Pal," which was inspired by Hartenaus' visit to the Belden School, an abandoned one-room schoolhouse built in 1859, teaches young readers about life in the late 1800s, while also addressing the topic of bullying.
A restored one-room schoolhouse where Tina Turner attended classes opened Friday as a museum honoring the singer's career and recalling her childhood in this small West Tennessee town.
Tragedy strikes one of the children attending the one-room schoolhouse that adjoins the farm.
The SOS--Save Our Schoolhouse--Festival marks the 50th anniversary of the closing of the historical one-room schoolhouse and will take place on Saturday, Sept.
Founded in 1903, the Vail School District was once a ranching community with a one-room schoolhouse.
At the structural center of these falsities lies the one-room schoolhouse.